Storm forecast for Saturday January 29, 2022

Local forecasts

“A foot or more seems likely to many.”

Photo by Joseph Prezioso / AFP

Local meteorologists are warning Massachusetts residents that a strong coastal storm is likely to have significant winter impacts on the region on Saturday.

The National Weather Service said Wednesday that confidence is growing that southern New England is about to experience a “high-impact winter storm.”

The service’s forecasters said “all eyes” were watching the “powerful” storm, which they said was expected to affect at least part of the region Friday evening through Saturday evening with “heavy snowfall, high winds , coastal flooding and dangerous seas”. .”

“There is still some uncertainty about the storm’s exact track and intensity, which will directly impact snowfall amounts and other storm details,” the forecasters wrote.

Below, see what local forecasters are saying so far about how the storm could develop, its likely timing, and possible impacts Massachusetts could see from the weather system.

National Weather Service: “The potential exists for a hard-hitting winter storm from Friday evening to Saturday.”

david epstein: “Models showing impressive 1 to 3 hour snow rates on Saturday.”

Shiri Spear, Boston 25 News: “A small difference in the storm’s path means a big difference in where the heavy snow falls.”

Zack Green, WBZ: “For those near the coast or who have properties/businesses near water, Saturday has serious flood potential.”

Pamela Garnder, NECN & NBC10: Possible track “gives us classic northeast with major impacts (snow, wind, coastal flooding) in eastern New England as it passes over” reference “.

Daily local weather forecast

  • Today
    January 26


    Quite sunny

  • Game
    January 27


    Quite sunny

  • Fri
    January 28


    Rain

  • sat
    January 29


    Snow

  • Sun
    January 30


    Partially sunny

  • Mon
    January 31


    Quite sunny

  • Tue
    February 01


    Quite sunny

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